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Best views of any Golf course in the World

My husband and I have played here twice on our trips to Ireland. It has not only a rich history... read more

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Chula Vista, California
Book it by all means!

Sure there are actual better 18 holes in the world but few are as dramatic or beautiful as Old... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I have played here twice on our trips to Ireland. It has not only a rich history, but the most amazing views and fun course to play!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sure there are actual better 18 holes in the world but few are as dramatic or beautiful as Old Head. By all means book it and play it! It's just fantastic!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most spectacular golf settings in the world, Old Head Golf Links does not disappoint. Stayed on the property in one of 14 suites the overlook the 18th green and the lighthouse. Classic Irish weather greeted me on the first tee - low...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Played Old Head in mid-August with anticipated variable weather. We endured 3 rain squalls, some periods of cloud with a stiff breeze, and then redeeming periods of sun. My wife and I played together with another couple from California and had an enjoyable time. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

3rd time playing Old Head, never gets old. Great views interrupted by a great golf course. A must play but do take a caddy

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Amazing All around golf experience. The greens were perfect. Get to use driver on almost every hole. Even the tee boxes were beautiful. Even though the course was busy you felt like you were the only group out on the course at times due to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 145traceyh
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

My wife and my brother selected a visit to Ireland and Old Head for a major birthday celebration. We had heard of the majestic scenery and golf experience but to be here was mind blowing. Fortunately the wind was very mild and the weather was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank RoyfromTroy
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Yes, it's expensive. But you need to play it. The views are unmatched by anything I've ever played. The chipping green is the nicest I've ever seen. Even the drive in is gorgeous. Service is impeccable. Get a forecaddie. Eoin was spectacular. We played yellow...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ajkreider
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Old Head was amazing from start to finish! From the delicious food served with picturesque views of the lighthouse, to the super comfy bed in the modern, cozy room, to the shower that was delightful, everything was 5 star. Getting to stay for two nights...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank bbackron
Reviewed June 26, 2019

Everyone talks about the famous old courses of Scotland, and I have played most of them. For pure scenic views and course experience, this (for me) tops them all. There is hardly a hole without its own incredible view, picture Pebble Beach on steroids. Add...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Jessica F
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Response from RoyfromTroy | Reviewed this property |
Contact Pierce at Irelandgolf He set us up with hotel in Kinsale and tee times. Trip Advisor does not allow me to provide information with html characters
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Response from graemenjulieb | Reviewed this property |
Flew to cork which I believe is the nearest airport, cork golf club is also very good
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